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Gluten Free Christmas Cookies

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Baking Christmas cookies has been an annual family tradition since I was big enough to help my Mom in the kitchen. Our recipes have been passed down from generation to generation and bring back memories of my grandmothers and other relatives. Read more

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Dairy, Soy and Gluten Free Cheesecake from Daiya

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thumb_IMG_2130_1024The other day, my team and I were honored to attend the launch party by Daiya Foods introducing their new line of gluten free, dairy free and soy free cheesecakes! I was of course thrilled since these were the best tasting cheesecakes that I’ve eaten since being diagnosed with celiac disease and an allergy to dairy and casein over 13 years ago! Read more

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Gluten Free and Allergy Free London

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iStock_000011501378XSmall LondonWant to eat gluten and allergy free in London? Well, after receiving lots of requests for recommendations on how to eat safely with food allergies in London, I’d like to share some travel tips. Read more

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Gluten Free and Allergy Free Restaurants in Switzerland

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gluten free SwitzerlandI have traveled gluten free and with allergies around Switzerland many, many times and even worked in Geneva for 6 weeks. Each time I am fascinated with the scenery, views and people. I would like to share some recommendations with you to help make your gluten free and food allergy travels easier when enjoying this beautiful country including language travel cards, food products, restaurants and hotels. Read more

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Top 10 Picks from Chicago Gluten and Allergy Free Expo

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GFAF ExpoI love to discover delicious tasting gluten free and allergy friendly foods at the various expos where I’ve been a guest speaker throughout the US and around the world. I also think it’s great to see the surprised look on the faces of my family and friends when they taste these products and then find out that they are not made with gluten, dairy, soy and other allergens! Read more

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Gluten Free Baguettes in Paris France: Sans Gluten

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gluten free baguettes in Paris FranceWhen I was diagnosed with celiac / coeliac and food allergies including dairy and casein, my first thought was truly, “What about French baguettes and croissants in Paris? How can I possibly live without some of my favorite foods?” Read more

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Easter Candy Free from Gluten, Dairy, Peanuts, Nuts and Soy

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Alot of people ask me for great tasting gluten and allergy free candy suggestions all year long but especially when it is time for the Easter bunny to arrive! Kids love to see their Easter baskets filled with sweets but it is important that these items are both delicious and safe for them to eat as well. Read more

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Gluten and Dairy Free at Cafe Marly in Paris: Sans Gluten

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gluten free Paris FranceParis is one of my favorite cities in the world even as a celiac on a gluten free diet! I fell in love with Paris on my 1st visit with my high school French language class. I still remember walking down the Boulevard Saint Michel and deciding that somehow I was going to study in France during my junior year in college. Read more

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Top 10 Favorites at Phoenix Gluten Free Expo

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I was honored to be a guest speaker at the Gluten Free and Allergen Free Expo a few weeks ago in Phoenix, AZ. In addition to meeting lots of fascinating people, one of the benefits is getting the opportunity to taste-test some of the latest and greatest gluten free products.  Read more

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Gluten Free in Boston

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When visiting Boston as a guest speaker for the Healthy Villi Gluten Free Expo, my niece, who is a “cannoli connoisseur” without any food concerns, and I were on a quest to taste delicious Italian desserts in Boston’s North End. Read more

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Gluten Free Muffins from Carol Fenster

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I first met Carol Fenster back in 2005 when we were both guest speakers at a national US celiac conference. Ever since that time, Carol has been one of my favorite gluten free cookbook authors. So I was thrilled to find out that she launched her new book – Gluten-Free 101. Read more

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Gluten Free at Eataly Chicago

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Italy has always held a special place in my heart from my first visit when studying abroad in college, to living there for 4 months while consulting with clients, and now my frequent vacations back to travel throughout the country. I just love Italy’s incredible food, wine, culture, people and language! Read more

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Mom’s Gluten and Dairy Free Old English Cookies

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After lots of trial and error with various gluten free flours, my Mom and I perfected this cherished family recipe resulting in delicious gluten free and dairy free cookies. Great for any occasion, I’d like to share this cookie recipe that has been passed down through four generations of home bakers. Read more

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Best Gluten Free Finds at NJ Expo

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GFAF ExpoThe GF AF Expo in New Jersey had lots of great products – from gluten free to gluten and dairy free to nut free and GMO free. So I wanted to share with you some of the top new foods from this expo that had 100-plus vendors and over 3,000 attendees! Read more

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Back to School Checklist For Gluten and Food Allergy Students

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It’s that time of year again, in certain parts of the world, that students are getting ready to go back to school. I want to share some proven ideas that have helped my clients in the past ensure that gluten and allergy free students will be safe when eating at school and away from home. Read more

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Top 15 Gluten Free Products for Inside the Home

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From time to time, I do enjoy cooking and eating at home with friends and family. Of course, I love to travel and explore new places and ethnic foods even more. That being said, one of the most frequently asked questions is “What are your favorite products?” Read more

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Top Gluten & Dairy Free Snacks

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After being asked about my favorite gluten and allergy free snacks at conferences, I thought I would share my top picks with you! Hope you enjoy them too! First, since I’m 100% gluten and casein free, I like having different types of fresh fruits and vegetables with me. Read more

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Gluten Free Croissants in Paris and Europe: Sans Gluten

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gluten free croissants in Paris FranceWhen I was diagnosed with celiac disease and an allergy to dairy and casein over 12 years ago, my first thought was, “How am I ever going to give up croissants and petit pain au chocolat (chocolate croissants)?” Read more

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Mom’s Gluten and Dairy Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Gluten & Dairy Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

My Mom has always been the baker in the family and loved experimenting with new recipes and ingredients. So, when I was diagnosed with celiac disease and an allergy to dairy / casein, she  naturally started trying to modify our family recipes with safe products for me to enjoy. Read more

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Gluten Free in Florence Italy: Senza Glutine

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I’ve been missing Italy a lot over the past few days since a friend of mine and her husband are leaving tomorrow to experience Christmas in Florence or Firenze in Italian. This brings back great memories of celebrating New Years in Florence with my closest friends from graduate school. Read more

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